Time Management - A Practical Guide
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...have a logical easy-to-remember reason for selecting each one. See if you can pick passwords that only need one hand so the other is free.
4. Avoid ‘perfection paralysis’, whereby one idea or concept you continually finesse in pursuit of perfection never leaves the drawing board; often, the many ‘second best’ ideas that can be more easily brought to fruition are more valuable.
6. Cut short meetings — develop ways of closing off:...
...“one last thing before you go/we finish…”
7. Focus on starting tasks rather than on finishing them; the greatest challenge is usually taking the first step and getting started — sometimes the rest will take care of itself.
8. Every day, the unexpected is going to happen, so factor it in; set aside some ‘oops time’ every day and prevent everyday hiccups from disrupting the rest of your day.
9. Throw things away! Ask yourself what’s the worst thing that could happen if you throw something away. Most of the time, you can live with the answer. If you’re still nervous, throw it into your ‘90 day drawer’ and then dump it after that time.
10. Plan the next day before you leave — whether it’s a clear desk and a task list at the office, or tomorrow’s clothes laid out the night before at home — it will clear your mind and catapult you into the new day feeling efficient and prepared!